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Senator Suzanne Williams
Candidate for Colorado State Senate, District 28
Enrolled Member of Comanche Nation
Senator Suzanne Williams WON re-election!
Candidate for University of Colorado Regent - District 2 (Open Seat)
Joe Neguse WON!
Candidate for University of Colorado Regent - District 6 (Open Seat)
Candidate for State Senate - District 16 (Incumbent)
Eagle, Summit & Lake counties
Dan Gibbs WON!
Candidate for State Senate - District 19 (Open Seat)
Evie Hudak WON!
Candidate for State Senate - District 23 (Challenger)
Broomfield, Frederick, Firestone
Joe Whitcomb lost.
Candidate for State Representative - District 9 (Open Seat)
Joe Miklosi WON!
Candidate for State Representative - District 17 (Open Seat)
Western El Paso County
Dennis Apuan WON!
Candidate for State Representative - District 33 (Incumbent)
Broomfield, Louisville, Erie, Superior, Westminster
Dianne Primavera WON!
Candidate for State Representative - District 36 (Open Seat)
Su Ryden WON!
Candidate for State Representative - District 37 (Challenger)
Diana Holland lost.
Candidate for State Representative - District 39 (Challenger)
Mollie Cullom lost.
Candidate for Jefferson County Commissioner - District 1 (Open Seat)
Sue Windels lost.
Candidate for Jefferson County Commissioner - District 2 (Challenger)
Jason Bane lost.
Candidate for La Plata County Commissioner - District 1 (Challenger)
Peter Tregillus lost.
Candidate for La Plata County Commissioner - District 3 (Incumbent)
Wally White WON!
Candidate for Weld County Commissioner - At Large (Challenger)
Debbie Pilch lost.
Candidate for Weld County Commissioner - District 3 (Challenger)
Tom Pettit lost
BLOGGING COLORADO: Square State, The Progressive Political Blog for Colorado
Colorado MediaMatters: Colorado Media Matters is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the Colorado media. Colorado Media Matters is managed and staffed by Coloradans trained in the rigorous editorial policies and research methods developed by Media Matters for America.
Some stories of interest:
Empowered by Howard Dean: the new American political scene
Environmental group rejoices over Musgrave loss
The New Colorado Senate and The New Colorado State House
Obama's Economic Recovery Plan for the Middle Class
Vail-area developer, GOP backer sued for tax delinquency
COLORADO VETERANS FOR PEACE:
Chapter 120 Boulder
Chapter 079 Denver
Join us for our regular potluck social and business meeting at 6:00 PM on the first Sunday of every month, at the Arborwood Condominums’ Club House, 3250 O'Neal Circle, in Boulder, Colorado.
Denver meetings 3rd Wed. of evrey month at 7:00 PM at the AFSC office, 901 W. 14th Street
For further information call:
George Newell - 303-440-0942
Frank Bessinger - 720-939-5057
Or Email info_at_covfp.org to ask to be added to our mailing list.
Here are a couple of biodiesel cooperatives in Colorado. If you drive a diesel car or truck, please check them out.
Boulder Biodiesel Cooperative
Check out their website (site was down when I checked it but hopefully will be up again)
Roaring Fork Biodiesel Coop
Roaring Fork, CO
Check out their website
Here are some other alternative energy groups in Colorado:
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado: The mission of Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is to catalyze the shift to a truly sustainable world by fostering collaboration among nonprofits, businesses, governments, and academia. We are working to advance economic, environmental, and social sustainability in Colorado by building cross-sector alliances and networks.
Colorado Green Tech Group, Boulder
A gathering of people involved and/or interested in Green Tech including Energy generation, transportation, construction, and efficiency technologies.
We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00PM (6:00 for networking).
Sign up here to find out where they meet.
Boulder Sustainable Energy Group
We welcome anyone looking for an interesting, informative, and social forum for the exchange of ideas that will help each of us reduce our 'personal' consumption of fossil fuels and emission of greenhouse gasses, and make greener consumer choices in general. Sign up here to find out when and where they meet.
Alternative Energy Resources in Colorado. A short summary of alternative energy resources for Colorado. For more information on each technology, visit the State Energy Alternatives Technology Options page.
Colorado Alternative Energy: Alternative energy news for Colorado
Colorado Reewable Energy Society: The Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) is a nonprofit membership organization that works for the sensible adoption of cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies by Colorado businesses and consumers. Check out their website for local events and chapters.
Here are some other groups and events in Colorado:
Colorado Young Democrats Chapters: Find your local Young Democrats chapter and contact them to find out what you can do to organize your community.
Adams County Young Dems
Edward Casso, Representative
Adams State University Undergraduate College Dems
Arapahoe County Young Dems
Derek Dye, President
Boulder Young Dems
Sara Lu Hanley, President
Broomfield Young Dems
Samara Kapich, President
College Democrats of Colorado
Jay Hazen, jay_at_coloradoyoungdems.com
Colorado School of Mines College Dems
LB Williams, President
CSU Graduate School
Sunshine Swetnam, President
Denver Young Dems
Jefferson County Young Dems
Kyle Anderson, President
School of Mines College Dems
Steamboat Springs Young Dems
Harris Reitman-Swiss, President
University of Colorado at Boulder College Dems
University of Denver College Dems
University of Denver Law School College Dems
Denver Democracy for America Meetup
Meet others to learn more about Democracy For America and discuss local strategies. Get the latest news at your Democracy for America Meetups! This Meetup is officially brought to you by Democracy for America. Join here to find out more.
And for those who like to combine social and political activities, here are the Drinking Liberally groups in Colorado:
o Fourth Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm
o Loaded Joe's, 82 East Beaver Creek Blvd Suite 104
o Hosted by Cheryl Bottomley
o First and Third Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm
o Murphy's Grill, 2731 Iris Ave (By the bar in back)
o Hosted by Richard Bateman | Marc Sobel
o Second Tuesday of each month, 7:00 pm
o Pearl Street Pub, 1108 Pearl St
o Hosted by Carrie Jackson
o First and Third Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm
o McClellan's Grill & Brewing Company, 413 Main St
o Hosted by Alain Chamot | Brandy Johnson
o First and Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 pm
o he Coffee Exchange, 526 S Tejon St (In between McCabe's and Southside Johnny's)
o Hosted by Jeff and Amanda Courtright
North Colorado Springs
o Second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 pm
o Old Chicago, 7115 Commerce Center Dr
o Hosted by Lucy Wolboldt | Jan Hejtmanek
o Every Wednesday of each month, 7:30 pm
o Skylark Lounge, 140 S. Broadway
o Hosted by Kathy Brandon | John E. | Sarah Fong
South Metro Denver
o Second Thursday of each month, 8:00 pm
o Lansdowne Arms Bistro & Bar, 9352 Dorchester St (Near HR Tattered Cover)
o Hosted by Rick Munoz
o First Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm
o Dino's, 10040 W Colfax Ave (SW Corner of Colfax and Kipling)
o Hosted by Bill Simpson
o Third Wednesday of each month, 6:00 pm
o Joel's, 119 W 8th St
o Hosted by Brandon Donohue
o Second and Fourth Thursday of each month, 5:00 pm
o The Crown Pub, 144 S College Ave (between Oak and Mountain)
o Hosted by Anne Wilseck
o Second Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm
o The Boatyard, 3rd and Main
o Hosted by Heather Christie | Karin Mitchell
o First Wednesday of each month, 5:00 pm
o Kannah Creek Brewing Company, 1960 N 12th St
o Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm
o Island Grill, 809 9th Street ((look for our table in the resturant area))
o Hosted by Ed Craig | Judy Craig
o First and Third Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm
o RedZone, 540 S Main St
o Hosted by Andi Hill